Jessie Kleemann


Born 1959 in Greenland
Graduated from Tuukkaq theater

Jessie Kleemann’s performances develop intuitively and respond to the space and audience around her. She often delves into subjects surrounding the darker sides of Greenland society in order to visualize the ambivalence of the relationship that the people of Greenland can have towards their cultural inheritance

Jessie Kleemann also works with video, painting as well as poetry. Descendants of the sun how to change language on the phone with the. Justice. Society. Her poem “In your face” was published in last issue of the journal KRITIK





Jan 5 – May 14 2017

Performance: On Friday January 6th 2017 at 6 pm Jessie Kleemann performed I tråd med tiden

The performance I tråd med tiden focused on the use and meaning of thread in Greenlandic culture. By exploring thread as a material for the sewing of sealskin and anoraks as well as its conceptual meaning of linking a complex, shared, cultural inheritance, Jessie Kleemann invites the audience into an intimate experience, where she investigates the perception of the Inuit woman

Photo: meter


Photo: meter


The video is produced by liveartdk and is a part of a new project, where they experiment with the documentation of performance. This video is filmed using 360 degree camera